The news was initially reported by MMA Fighting reporter, Damon Marting. According to Marting, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship has signed Saenchai, who is regarded as one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters in the history of the sport, to a multi-fight deal.
BKFC has signed another Muay Thai legend to the roster — this time it's Saenchai, who holds a ridiculous 313-41-5 record during his career.
— Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) August 2, 2022
The promotion confirmed the news on its’ promotional Instagram account.
Following the recent capture of Buakaw Banchamek to a multi-fight deal, BKFC (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship) have bolstered their roster once again – this time inking a deal with decorated Thai striking sensation, the decorated, Saenchai.
‘Saenchai’s’ most recent fight took place at the end of June when he beat Argentinian Alan Yauny at the THAI FIGHT Sisaket event. He is unbeaten since 2014 and sports an impressive 313-41-5 kickboxing record and holds many accolades. He’s a five-time Lumpini stadium champion in four different weight classes. He’s also the WBC 2011 Muay Thai Champion. Interestingly enough he also has a professional boxing record of six consecutive wins and is a former Pan Asian Boxing Association featherweight champion. As of now no official date or opponent for Thai’s BKFC debut has been revealed by BKF.
— Overtime Heroics MMA (@OTHeroicsMMA) August 2, 2022
‘Saenchai’ and ‘Buakaw’ are BKFC’s next big signings and interestingly enough the promotion reached out to athletes that compete outside of MMA and boxing. In the past, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship focused on and acquired a list of well-known individuals mainly from the Mixed Martial Arts competition circuit as Greg Hardy, Paige VanZant, Héctor Lombard, John Dodson, and Mike Perry amongst others. BKFCPresident and Founder David Feldman revealed in a recent interview that the promotion is willing to make an attempt to sign Nate Diaz when he will fight out his UFC contract after his matchup against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279.